Egyptian Arabic: [xæˈdiːɡɑ]
|Word/name||From Khadija bint Khuwaylid, first wife of Muhammad|
|Meaning||Early baby, respected, trustworthy |
|Region of origin||Arabia|
|Related names||Khadijah, Khadeeja, Khatija, Khatijah, Katijah, Khadeejah, Hadja, Hadia, Hatice, Tijah|
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Khadija, Khadeeja or Khadijah (Arabic: خديجة, romanized: Khadīja) is an Arabic feminine given name, the name of Khadija bint Khuwaylid, first wife of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. In 1995, it was one of the three most popular Arabic feminine names in the Muslim world, along with Fatima and Aisha. Hatice is the Turkish equivalent.
Other notable people with the name Khadija include:
- Hatice Sultan, Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Selim I and Hafsa Sultan. Sister of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
- Hatice Sultan (daughter of Mehmed IV) (1660–1743), Ottoman princess
- Hatice Sultan (daughter of Ahmed III), (1710–1738) 18th-century Ottoman princess
- Hatice Sultan (daughter of Mustafa III) (1768–1822), Ottoman princess
- Hatice Sultan (daughter of Murad V) (1870–1938), Ottoman princess
- Mahfiruz Hatice Sultan (1590–1607/10), mother of Ottoman Sultan Osman II
- Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627–1683), mother of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed IV
- Hatice Muazzez Sultan (1629–1687), mother of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed II
- Khadijah of the Maldives, Sultana of the Maldives from 1347 to 1380
- Turhan Hatice Sultan, concubine of Ottoman Sultan Ibrahim I
- Hatice Muazzez, Polish Jewish wife of Ottoman Sultan Ibrahim I
- Khadija Gayibova, Azerbaijani pianist (1893–1938)
- Khadija Abbouda (born 1968), Moroccan athlete
- Khadija Ahrari, Afghan politician
- Khadija al-Salami (born 1966), Yemeni film producer
- Khadija Amin, Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and Member of Parliament
- Khadija Arib (born 1960), Dutch politician
- Khadijah Farrakhan, wife of Louis Farrakhan
- Khadijah Hashim (born 1942), Malaysian journalist and teacher
- Khadija Ismayilova, Azerbaijani journalist
- Khadija Lalla, (born 2007) Moroccan princess
- Khadija Mumtaz (born 1955), Malayalam-language writer
- Khadija Mushtaq, Pakistani academic administrator and educator
- Khadija Qalanjo, Somali singer and dancer
- Khadija Salum Ally Al-Qassmy (born 1958), Tanzanian politician
- Khadeeja (actress) (died 2017), Malayalam-language film actress
- Khadijah Whittington (born 1986), American basketball player
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- Tham, Seong Chee (1990). A Study of the Evolution of the Malay Language: Social Change and Cognitive Development. NUS Press. p. 85. ISBN 9971691361.
- Arquilevich, Gabriel (1995). World Religions. Teacher Created Resources. p. 115. ISBN 1557346240.